Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Joyriding in stolen high-performance cars, especially for elaborate and dangerous display.
- ‘Meanwhile, youths in Britain and Ireland were indulging in the craze of ‘twocking’ and ‘hotting’ - stealing cars and staging stunt displays and races in residential areas.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.